What is Super Mario World?
Super Mario World was a pack-in launch title platformer and Killer App for the Super Famicom and Super Nintendo Entertainment System. If you need to know more about that, the Wikipedia article is here
. What's important here is that it's a classic platformer that I've played far too much, and was inspired to play an LP through by Vicas' Super Mario 64 LP
, which he has been playing with his feet.
What is the gimmick?
There actually ended up being several gimmicks by the end, but the initial gimmick was that I would play through the game using no Yoshi, no power-ups, no checkpoints, and no switch palaces. Essentially, a single hit from any enemy will kill me.
Why make an LP of it?
I'd be lying if I said I didn't want to do it partially so I can finally finish an LP. But then there was a change of plans. While, initially, I'd planned to do a few videos, and rotate commentators every time, perhaps changing my playstyle a bit, on one fateful Wednesday evening...
Original Archived Let's Play available at the Let's Play Archive